Nicolet, Quebec, Canada
This tour tells the story of these religious institutions and this religious legacy that have marked Nicolet during all those decades. They will allow you to understand why it was called « The city of steeples » or still today « divine area »!
The tourist office of Nicolet-Yamaska would like to thank the City of Nicolet for its financial support via the Rural Pact Fund for the realization of this project.
Project coordination: Monica Dubuc, tourist services coordinator and Jérôme Gagnon, general manager; Research and writing: Monica Dubuc, tourist services coordinator; Historical revision: Marie Pelletier, archivist at the Archives of the Seminary of Nicolet; Staging and voices: voice, Monica Dubuc, voice, Jean-François Royal (director of the World Religions Museum), voice, Jasmine Nadeau (video excerpt of Communications Michel Julien); Audio excerpt from the « Self-guided walk Between rivers » : Louis Fréchette : François Poisson, Sister Saint-Joseph: Sister Aline Martin, Priest Jean Raimbault : Patrick Lacombe, Sieur Chandler : Stéphane Lévesque, Voice-over : Isabelle Coulombe; Illustrations: Archives of the Seminary of Nicolet, Library and Archives Canada, The tourist office of Nicolet-Yamaska, Built heritage inventory from Nicolet, Le Courrier Sud and Le Nouvelliste newspapers, Bibliothèque et archives nationales du Québec, Répertoire des orgues du Québec website, Collège Notre-Dame-de-l’Assomption website, Sisters of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin website, Répertoire du patrimoine culturel du Québec website; Special thanks: RCM of Nicolet-Yamaska, Jean-François Royal, Geneviève Duval, Marie Pelletier, Marthe Taillon, City of Nicolet